@@ -63,16 +63,21 @@ Especially:
See also Documentation/CodingStyle in the Linux kernel source tree.
+Please ensure you have the right to submit the patches you send. If
+you create changes at work, your employer may own the patch.
+Submitted patches fall under the GPLv2 once they are merged.
This is an open source project, so design and code review are a key part
of the development process. Patches are posted for review on
+<email@example.com> and can be tracked via a patchwork
+repository at http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/project/fedfs-utils/list/ .
Before commits become a permanent part of the source control history,
-time-limited review is performed on the mailing list.
+time-limited review is performed on the above mailing list.
Per-commit acceptance tests
@@ -93,6 +98,9 @@ bisecting to be useful.
Note that to preserve bisectability, the tree MUST build after each
+Try to maintain documentation coherency with code. Check code against
+man pages and the INSTALL and README documents.
At some point, we'd like:
1. Automated checking of coding style and white space
2. fortify, sparse, or splint testing
@@ -113,6 +121,9 @@ Per-release
While we are in alpha, that last rule may be bent somewhat.
+ Maintenance releases are generally for bug fixes and security patches.
+ New feature development occurs in major and minor releases.
One or more release candidates will be provided before each minor and